What does Mac mean?
Mac [mac] as a boys' name is pronounced mak. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mac is "son of".
(male) Mad, Mic, ..
(female) Ma, Maca, ..
How popular is Mac?
Mac is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#979 out of 1220, Top 80%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#14664 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Mac for boys. Mac reached its peak position of #493 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, and is currently at #1150. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Mac (#1150 in recent rankings) are Mack (#803 in recent rankings), Mackenzie, Mackie, Maximilian (#445), Maximus (#192), Maxwell (#107), Mccoy (#1193) and Mckay. These relations of Mac were favored by parents in 2014 (adoption of 0.37%), except for forms like Mackenzie which have become less in vogue. Maximilian, Maximus and Maxwell are three of the more chic birth names in this list.